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Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed, valuable resource for building an energy efficient, comfortable and “sustainable” home. Contains 23 chapters with more than 60 photos & diagrams. Some topics: Insulation, design & proportion, size & layout, construction methods, Passive Solar Design, rainwater harvesting, plumbing, sustainable heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, alternative energy, adobe, steel.
La catedral de Chartres, Gaudí y la Sagrada Família
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: Spanish. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Notre-Dame de Chartres y la Sagrada Família de Barcelona son dos hitos de la arquitectura y de la humanidad que, a pesar de los seis siglos que las separan, tienen una sorprendente relación. Ambos monumentos esconden un profundo mensaje que puede pasar desapercibido al turista superficial, pero que puede ser descifrado por las personas cultas que conozcan los códigos, siguiendo la luz del sol.
Practice of Consumption and Spaces for Goods
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Price: $6.48 USD. Words: 37,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
The practice of consumption and the spaces for goods are in continuous evolution, constantly eluding typological and functional definition. One of the objectives of this book is to understand what mechanisms are at work, what competences, the roles which have impacted on, still impact on today and will continue to impact on this sector in the future.
How to Create Love, Wealth and Happiness with Feng Shui
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Interior decorating
George Birdsall who previously sold 50,000 copies of his first Feng Shui Book, has written this book to give readers a quick overview of some Feng Shui concepts and how they can apply them in their lives to make a difference. While giving an overview to Feng Shui he shows how the symbolic nature of furnishings, colours and layouts can have an impact on your relationships, wealth happiness and more
Learning Punch Software (R): Importing, Exporting and Printing
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Series: Learning Punch Software (R). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design
This is the first book of a series intended to help the programs' users by providing learning resources that combine my experience using Punch! Software (R) with my professional knowledge as an Architect. In this first issue, we are going to learn how to master the process of importing Cad drawings, objects and pictures as well as exporting and printing images and plans.
Building A Garden Shed Step By Step Instructions and Plans
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Series: Plans and Blueprints - How to Build, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
Step by step instructions on how to build a garden shed. With over 100 pictures and illustrations. Also complete video links to watch the author build one of the garden shed plans into the garden shed pictured on the cover of the book. Garden shed plans and blueprints design and construction. Table of Contents, Introduction, Foundation, Framing, Walls, Windows, Door, Finishing Up, Video Training
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates
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Price: $24.97 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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Professionally accredited author Shane Wolffe aims to show readers how to cost effectively build homes to be up to 85 percent more energy efficient, even in extreme climates. The book is based on building principles that work and were pioneered in Saskatchewan, Canada – a place with one of the most extreme climates in the world where yearly temperatures range from -40°C (-40F) to 35°C (95F).
Dubai - room with a view
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: British English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Freelance Photographer Steve Hux was invited for a stay in Dubai. He stayed at “The Address Downtown” in Room 5603 with a spectacular view. Click here for his impressions (Photobook). Get an impression of The Address Downtown, The Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Fountain, Dubai - Magic City in the Desert and many more... All shot from the 56th floor of The Address Downtown.
La catedral de Chartres, Gaudí i la Sagrada Família
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: Catalan. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Notre-Dame de Chartres i la Sagrada Família de Barcelona són dues fites de l’arquitectura i de la humanitat que, malgrat els sis segles que les separen, tenen una sorprenent relació. Ambdós monuments amaguen un profund missatge que pot passar desapercebut al turista superficial, però que pot ser desxifrat per les persones cultes que en coneguin els codis, seguint la llum del sol.
Spain - photo album
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Spain - photo album
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Translated for the first time into English, Kirichenko’s absorbing account brings to life the history of Russia’s largest church--its origins, conception, the fits and starts of its planning and construction, the life that developed in and around the Cathedral, its demise in the Soviet period--and its recent reincarnation.
Gaudí, l’arquitecte de la Sagrada Família - biografia breu
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Price: $24.00 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: Catalan. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Biografia cronològica d'Antoni Gaudí, geni apassionat de l'arquitectura i les arts plàstiques. Aquest llibre se centra en la vida i la personalitat humana i artística.
Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The prospect of building a house must have been daunting for early nineteenth century newcomers to the desert regions—no timber or stone, no iron hinges or window glass—a hundred things that seem necessities. It was here that residents already settled provided a model in the adobe house. Reeve-Kidney meticulously documents this fascinating chapter of of architectural history.
West Virginia Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 16. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of West Virginia's 17 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Virginia Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 15. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Virginia 8 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Death of American Architecture
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
Tennessee Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 13. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Tennessee's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and an extensive review of the various Truss Types.
Kentucky Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Kentucky's over 13 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
New Hampshire Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 10. Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A new guide to the more than 50 historic Covered Bridges in the New Hampshire area. Detailed directions and GPS coordinates. Photos and photo tips peculiar to that bridge. Hstory and construction details.Step by Step directions for your own Self Guided Tour for 6 areas spread throughout the state. If you live in or travel in the New Hampshire area, you will treasure having this guide available.